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Havana syndrome

Why in News Havana syndrome: Recently, Russia has rejected allegations from a collaborative media inquiry that connected a Russian military intelligence division to the ‘Havana syndrome,’ a condition that impacted US diplomats and spies around the world. Understanding Havana Syndrome It is refers to a cluster of mental health symptoms reportedly experienced by US intelligence …

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KHALISTAN A SECURITY THREAT

Basic Concepts of KHALISTAN: A SECURITY THREAT Regionalism characterize by a collective identity share by individuals residing in a particular geographical area, stemming from distinctive attributes such as language, culture, historical heritage, and culinary traditions in KHALISTAN A SECURITY THREAT. This shared identity fosters a sense of unity and solidarity among the residents of that …

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Nanoscience and Nanotechnology involve the investigation and application of extremely small constituents. This field involves the study of materials at the nanometer scale, typically ranging between 1 and 100 nanometers. These materials exhibit distinctive optical, magnetic, or electrical characteristics. Instances of nanoscale particles comprise: Ultrafine particulate matter Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Nanoparticles Various industrial fields …

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The PMLA — a law that has lost its way

Context of The PMLA: The 2002 PMLA targeted the economic threat of drug trafficking’s black money, in line with UN conventions and FATF advice, but amendments broadened its scope, raising concerns about original intent and individual rights, including the presumption of guilt and bail challenges. Background and Objective of the PMLA: Global Concern: The PMLA, …

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Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS)

Why in News: The Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) has introduced a new metric known as the Residential Envelope Transmittance Value (RETV), which assesses the rate of heat transfer across a building’s envelope. About Eco-Niwas Samhita Development by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE): The Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) is a Residential Energy Conservation Building code crafted by the …

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Madagascar cyclone ‘Gamane’

Why in News Madagascar cyclone ‘Gamane’: Recently, the disaster management office of Madagascar reported that a tropical cyclone named Gamane, which traversed the island, resulted in the deaths of at least 18 individuals and the displacement of thousands more. Overview of Madagascar Geographic Location: Situated in the Indian Ocean off the coast of East Africa, …

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PRADHAN MANTRI MATSYA KISAN SAMRIDHI SAH-YOJANA (PM-MKSSY)

Introduction of PRADHAN MANTRI MATSYA KISAN SAMRIDHI SAH-YOJANA The PRADHAN MANTRI MATSYA KISAN SAMRIDHI SAH-YOJANA is a central sector sub-scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada for formalization of the fisheries sector. It is a flagship scheme for focused and sustainable development of the fisheries sector in the country as a part of the Aatmanirbhar …

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NATIONAL POLICY TO COMBAT LEFT WING EXTREMISM

Introduction of COMBAT LEFT WING EXTREMISM As per Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India, subjects of Police and Public Order are with the State Governments. However, the Government of India has been supplementing the efforts of States affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE). To address the LWE problem holistically, a “National Policy and Action …

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DEEPFAKES

Why in the news DEEPFAKES? The Center recently issued an advisory to social media intermediaries to spot deepfakes and false material. About Deepfakes Deepfakes synthetic media, typically videos, that creates using artificial intelligence techniques like deep learning. They involve superimposing or replacing existing content in videos with digitally manipulated content, often featuring people doing or …

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